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Summary

“The setting has lost none of its wow-factor” at this “river-view” dining room – a stunning vantage-point (binoculars are provided!) Since Jeremy Lee left a couple of years ago, some reports suggest the cooking has “lost its pizazz”, but ratings aren’t so bad, and in truth the food’s never been the main point here.

£51
Average
Average
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“If you can’t get romantic with the amazing views of the Thames and Tower Bridge here, best settle down to the single life!”; predictably though “it’s the venue that impresses” – even fans say the food “won’t blow your socks off”, and to critics it’s plain “lazy”.

£48
Average
Good
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Ask for a window table, to enjoy the great view of the Thames” (and Tower Bridge) – the main reason to seek out this first-floor South Bank restaurant; the food is “good, without being great”, and service is on the “poor” side.

£48
Good
Average
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

You’ll be “bowled over by the views” of Tower Bridge (“they put binoculars on every table”), at this South Bank D&D group restaurant; it’s striking how little survey feedback it has inspired since its longtime former chef departed – this averages out somewhere round “OK”.

£47
Average
Average
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

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Highchair, Portions,
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10.30 pm
28 Shad Thames, Butler’s Wharf, London, SE1 2YD
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Opening hours

Mon 6 pm - 10.45 pm; Tue - Fri noon - 2.45 pm, 6 pm - 10.45 pm; Sun noon - 4 pm
Last orders: 10.30 pm

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